Best In Show From The 2014 New York Baby Show

By Mia Weber

Our panel of expert judges have picked their fave items from the 2014 New York Baby Show

TB_015_CMYK The 2014 New York Baby Show introduced new and expectant parents to a variety of amazing products and services in the baby and maternity realms. Of course, we had a panel of expert judges on hand to select five Best in Show products seen at the big event. Our panel of expert judges included: *Kaity Velez & Jessica Pallay, co-founders of Well [more]

City Parks Foundation’s Parent-Child Race

By Nicole Goldstein

Work together as a team through 12 different activities

A Family Fun Event! Combine family bonding with a little exercise and some friendly competition! This summer City Parks Foundation is offering a free parent-child race. A Family Fun Event! The Get Up & Go! Family Adventure Race hosted by City Parks Foundation will be held in Conference House Park on Staten Island on Saturday July 26, Flushing Meadows Park in Queens [more]

Five Sunscreens for Babies and Toddlers

By Jaime Rochelle Herndon

Great options to protect your child

coola (Editor's Note: For tips on sunscreen use, check out this article.) The sun is shining and the kids are playing--but that also means exposure to harmful UV rays. It can be hard to know which sunscreen is best--there are so many out there from which to choose. We found some of our favorites that provide full coverage and are safe for [more]

Sun Safety Advice

By Jaime Rochelle Herndon

A noted public health advocate lays out the best ways parents can protect their children from too much sun exposure

imgres (Editor's Note: For 5 recommended sunscreen brands, click here!) There’s no doubt about it, summertime is finally here, and the sun is out in full-force. But not all sunscreens are created equal. In fact, the FDA has recently ruled that sunscreens cannot be labeled “waterproof” anymore--and should be reapplied, regardless, every two hours. Parents on-the-go might grab spray-on sunscreen for its [more]

How To Avoid A C-Section

By Debra Flashenberg

Our blogger offers 5 Top Tips on avoiding a Cesarean

Debra-Flashenberg1 After a decade of an increasing rate of infants born via Cesarean section, the numbers are now leveling off according to National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This is exciting information for expectant parents who aim to have a vaginal births. This decrease is partly due to the American College of Obstetricians [more]

Three Questions Expectant Mothers Need To Ask

By Debra Flashenberg

Before having an induction, our blogger encourages three key questions

Debra-Flashenberg1 A few weeks ago, one of my students, Rachel, talked with me with about a concern: her due date. She had calculated her due date based on the knowledge of her long cycles (averaging 31 days) while her doctor used the standard 28 day cycle. Her doctor had moved her original due date back a whole week. She was approaching [more]